Excerpt via New York Times Standing around Samsungs tech-filled event space in Manhattan in striped knit dresses and jumpsuits, miniskirts with wavy designs and leggings that went over their heels, PH5s models looked like disco-mod glam bots sent from the future. It was impossible to tell just by looking, but among the models at the […]
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First look at Vaunt, which uses retinal projection to put a display in your eyeball.
A Minneapolis-based outdoor clothing company unveiled a new business model to benefit the climate.
Excerpt via Dwell Bad puns aside, 2017 showed us that when it comes to shipping containers, the possibilities for adaptive reuse are near endless. The most arresting projects of the year, rounded up below, run the gamut from a surfers’ lodge in the Czech Republic, to an eye-popping home in Brooklyn, to a portable hotel […]
More energy and less side effects, cannabis has now entered the Quantum era.
Excerpt via SALON MA’AYAN PLAUT, RADIOPUBLIC As technology pervades every part of our lives, someone talking us through what it means can be a comfort (or a terror, depending on how youre feeling that day). ExponentBen Thompson and James Allworth explore the effect of technology on society as a whole. 1. “Exponent” Ben Thompson and […]
Take a look inside the entrepreneur-fueled coffee arms race, which has attracted more than $300 million in venture capital.
Researchers and businesspeople are constantly guessing how many jobs robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) will destroy. The results from a recently released survey by Masayuki Morikawa at Japan’s Research Institute of Economy, Trade, and Industry suggest that how concerned workers are about automation depends highly on their age and educational background. For the survey, conducted […]
Behind the scenes, Amazon has been using technology to vertically integrate nearly the entire process of consumption.
Excerpt from The New York Times MILAN — The coming of the robots; the end of work as it was previously understood; the lonely, hollow ring accompanying the virtual noises ceaselessly sent into the ether, sounds without echoes: These were some of the unlikely themes linking a bunch of disparate designers here over the past […]
Smartphones have altered the texture of everyday life, digesting many longstanding spaces and rituals, and transforming others beyond recognition.
In nearly every state, you can sign up for Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) networks and get fresh veggies delivered to your doorstep. The kale and cucumbers that come in those weekly cardboard boxes support hard-working local farmers and are often cheaper than the organic grocery aisle. But soon those wholesome snack packs will include a […]
A fake social network might be the only thing your smartphone needs.
Place and politics collide in a multimedia free-for-all–a ghost tour of a boom city trying to find its soul.
Neutrality sets us free. It helps us see something more like the truth, what’s happening, instead of experiencing circumstances in relation to expectations and desires. This provides clarity and eliminates obstacles, making things neither awesome nor awful.
“Cars will be wandering the city 24-7, so you don’t need to own one. You just rent it as you need it.”